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Letter to the editor: Thanks for your support

By   /  August 9, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

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Tweet We, at the Rick Allen for Congress Campaign, want to thank all the voters who came out in support of us and voted for us in the Primary on July 31. As we have traveled throughout the District from Bibb County in the north, to Grady and Decatur counties in the south, and all [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  June 14, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I admire any man who is a strong enough leader to campaign for the job of Sheriff. Leading an entire county’s law enforcement department is a major undertaking, to say the least. The job he hopes to be elected to requires much more than just being a nice guy, or someone who [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I write to identify two errors in the article “Group opposes Palmyra lease”, and to respond to the guest commentary, both of which appeared in The Albany Herald on May 22. I was quoted as saying the members of the Hospital Authority “should have immediately called for the resignation of all top [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  May 25, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I have lived here most of my life and I am a proud former Westover Patriot. I read Dr. Murfree’s proposal the other day regarding the budget cuts and I am not liking the fact that he wants to cut art and music classes. I am on the board for the Downtown [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  May 12, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Dear Editor, Right now in our community, there are abused and neglected children who live in the shadows of our lives.  She may be the little girl in your son’s kindergarten class who had to move from home and change schools three or four times in the last year.  He may be [...]

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DCSS needs to rethink its ‘whistleblower’ program.

By   /  April 15, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     In a meeting years ago, a manager was relating why a costly Federal project had failed.  At the end, he summed it up with, “You don’t undertake a vast project with half-vast ideas”.  Well, the secretary doing the transcribing got the “vast” part correctly in her notes but the “half-vast” became an [...]

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BABIES FOR SALE IN ALBANY GA…I.R.S. IS THE BUYER!

By   /  February 29, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet   I have just been shown the secret to LEGAL BABY SELLING and it’s so easy that any taxpayer can do it. One of my most trusted friends is among the working class poor. My friend has two legitimate jobs and has the many taxes and fees, conveniently withheld from his paycheck, much like [...]

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Home-based agriculture is a right

By   /  January 20, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     The United States Constitution as well as the Georgia Constitution lists the rights of citizens. Among the rights listed are the right of personal security, personal liberty, and the right of private property. The definition of ‘personal security’ is ‘The legal and uninterrupted enjoyment by a man of his life, his body, [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  November 7, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Students of today need to read news with a critical eye. It is vital to enhancg democracy and defeating narrow-mindedness. Students also need an understanding of the world’s economy, politics, social structures and environment in order to make the best decisions about how to live their own lives. From Afghanistan to Iraq, current events [...]

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Be commissioners, not politicians

By   /  September 14, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

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Tweet If the garbage tax actually becomes practice in Lee County it shall necessitate a new agency within the tax collection department. The complexity of compiling and billing for garbage fees has proven to be beyond the ability of our commissioners. So, now they want to forward that job to the tax collector.

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